Grant Benskin

Grant Benskin – Solicitor


LLB (Hons) and BA

gbenskin@fletcherlaw.com.au

" I am committed to my work, bringing a fresh perspective to addressing legal challenges "

Grant graduated from the University of Western Australia with a Bachelor of Laws (Hons) and Bachelor of Arts, majoring in Political Science and International Relations.  He completed the Department of Health (WA) Graduate Development Program before joining Fletcher Law in 2017.

With an interest in a number of areas of commercial law, Grant works closely with senior lawyers across a range of litigious and general commercial matters.  He has recently been involved in a factually and legally complex trial in the Supreme Court of Western Australia and a number of commercial transactions in the hospitality industry.  He was admitted as a practitioner in Western Australia in December 2017.

Outside work, Grant plays the bagpipes with the City of Cockburn Pipe Band, is a coach for the Law Society Mock Trial Competition and enjoys sports including tennis and squash.

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Municipal Mysteries of Town Planning Law

8th August 2019

“He reached Chesham Square and made diagonally for No. 10 (which was) between two houses, of which one, rationally enough, bore the number 9 and the other was numbered 37: but the fact that this last belonged to Porthill Street was proclaimed by an inscription placed by whatever highly efficient authority is charged with the... read more

Diary of a Commercial Lawyer Part 2 – The Psychology of the Non-Compliant Taxpayer

15th January 2019

“His depression did not lift, it simply moved to one side a little” – Mervyn Peake – The Gormenghast Trilogy The woman was a self-employed tradesperson in her late 50’s.  She had always lodged her income tax returns and her quarterly business activity statements and income activity statements.  She had always paid superannuation contribution for... read more

Diary of a Commercial Lawyer Part 1 – The Pitfalls of Oral Contracts

7th November 2018

Reflecting on some 35 years of experience as a commercial lawyer, one thing in particular stands out: variety.  The extraordinary scope of the issues presented by clients to resolve. Apart from the fact there is nothing better than variety to keep your daily job interesting, 35 years of variables presented to you to deal with... read more